Worry Free Travel this Summer

No matter where your excursions take you, these tips will help keep you safe so that you can enjoy your summer travels with your family and friends. Check for travel advisories. Before you make any international travel plans, do some homework on the country you plan to visit. Never board a plane... (read more)



Stair Safety Tips for Seniors

Once you start having trouble using stairs, it seems like you encounter them everywhere you go. They’re fairly easy to sidestep in public buildings where elevators are an option, but they’re a lot harder to avoid in your own home. Unfortunately falls are the top cause of injury for seniors, so... (read more)



Getting Calls from Social Security Administration

Getting Calls from Social Security Administration? Probably not. At least, not from the real SSA. But how many of you have gotten calls from someone who said they were the Social Security Administration? And maybe showed the real SSA phone number (1-800-772-1213) or a number close to it on your... (read more)



Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed

The Meals on Wheels program has an immediate need for volunteer drivers. Each weekday we have routes throughout the county where we deliver a hot, nutritious meal to homebound seniors. For many of these people, the interaction with the volunteer is the only contact they may have each day. The... (read more)



Become a Confident Caregiver

For families facing the challenges of caregiving for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory loss, there are difficult times ahead.  The Cass County COA is offering two 6-week classes, Creating Confident Caregivers, that will help you  better understand your role and how to... (read more)